On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • Pirate World Music Radio (Holland) closes down after 10 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Marco Materazzi, Italian footballer
  • Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway
  • Roy Rogers, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)

Famous Weddings

  • Kris Kristofferson weds Rita Coolidge